Jazz Grammy Winners

16 Feb

Here is a list of the winners from the 2010  Grammy Awards in jazz related categories:

Best Contemporary Jazz Album:

The Stanley Clarke Band

The Stanley Clarke Band
[Heads Up International]

Best Jazz Vocal Album:

Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Best Improvised Jazz Solo:

A Change Is Gonna Come

Herbie Hancock, soloist
Track from: The Imagine Project
[Hancock Records]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group:

Moody 4B

James Moody
[IPO Recordings]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:

Mingus Big Band Live At Jazz Standard

Mingus Big Band
[Jazz Workshop, Inc./Jazz Standard]

Best Latin Jazz Album:

Chucho’s Steps

Chucho Valdés And The Afro-Cuban Messengers
[Four Quarters Entertainment]
Esperanza Spalding and Bobby McFerrin hosted the pre-telecast, doing a great skat with bass version of the Freedom Jazz Dance. Esperanza followed that up later that evening by winning Best New Artist of the Year.

One Response to “Jazz Grammy Winners”

  1. Kelly February 17, 2011 at 7:54 am #

    Its not the jazz category, however, jazz has claimed her, billed her Best New Artist Esperanza Spaulding

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